PokerCast Episode 172 - Black Friday One Month Later & SCOOP Coverage
Live from the Two Plus Two Studios - The Two Plus Two PokerCast crew all eventually made it back to North American to bring you a Black Friday one month follow up show featuring a repeat appearance by poker industry insider Bill Rini. Bill breaks down events transpired over the past month since the DOJ indictments including PokerStars american cash outs and Full Tilts alleged cash flow problems. Mike and Adam then connect with SteveD and BryanS of PokerStars to get some Spring Championship of Online Poker coverage and a PokerStars update. Deuces Cracked coach and friend of the show Bart Hanson provides his first of many strategy segments about 'Calling Pre Flop in Live Games' in this weeks Leggo Poker / Deuces Cracked strategy segment. The guys also provide a Madrid EPT Grand Final trip report and wrap up the tournament coverage. In the final segment it was time for some forum static including the Food Madness finals, tournament coverage and of course give away the password for the May 22nd Poker Stars VIP Club Invitational for PokerCast listeners. Discuss this Pokercast on the 2+2 Forums
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Bill Rini is an online poker industry insider who has been blogging about poker since 2003. He began playing online poker shortly after the first online poker room was launched. Bill has worked for both Tilt Wear (the company that consulted Full Tilt Poker on software development and marketing) and Party Poker as a poker room manager. He now focuses all his energy on his popular poker blog. Learn more about Bill Rini
Bryan is an employee of Pokerstars. Among other duties, he is the tournament administrator for the World Championship Of Online Poker (WCOOP). Learn more about Bryan S.